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Planning and development activities in functional regions – the Hungarian case


Europa XXI 35 (2018)


Perger, Éva : Autor



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functional regions ; EU cohesion policy ; regional policy in Hungary ; planning and management structures ; Budapest Agglomeration ; Lake Balaton Resort Area


The paper provides a short overview of the legal and institutional background of functional regions in Hungary, analyses the impact of EU cohesion policy and presents dilemmas concerning the management structures in territorial units crossing administrative borders. The Hungarian case demonstrates that although the need for a place based, territorially sensitive and integrated approach has become one of the most highlighted issues over the last decade, the overall impacts of EU cohesion policy on planning and development activities in functional regions have proved to be controversial. The paper partly relies on the case study of Central Hungary developed in the framework of the ESPON COMPASS project. -


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